HyperDic: oddity

English > 3 senses of the word oddity:
NOUNattributeoddity, oddnesseccentricity that is not easily explained
attributeoddity, queerness, quirk, quirkiness, crotcheta strange attitude or habit
artifactoddity, curio, curiosity, oddment, peculiarity, raritysomething unusual -- perhaps worthy of collecting
oddity > pronunciation
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English > oddity: 3 senses > noun 1, attribute
Meaningeccentricity that is not easily explained.
Synonymoddness
Broadereccentricitystrange and unconventional behavior
Spanishrareza
Catalanraresa
English > oddity: 3 senses > noun 2, attribute
MeaningA strange attitude or habit.
Synonymsqueerness, quirk, quirkiness, crotchet
Broaderunfamiliarity, strangenessunusualness as a consequence of not being well known
Spanishexcentricidad, peculiaridad, peculiar, rareza, singularidad
Catalanpeculiaritat
English > oddity: 3 senses > noun 3, artifact
MeaningSomething unusual -- perhaps worthy of collecting.
Synonymscurio, curiosity, oddment, peculiarity, rarity
Narrowerbric-a-brac, knickknack, nicknack, knickknackery, whatnotMiscellaneous curios
collectible, collectablethings considered to be worth collecting (not necessarily valuable or antique)
collector's item, showpiece, piece de resistanceThe outstanding item (the prize piece or main exhibit) in a collection
Broaderobject, physical objectA tangible and visible entity
Spanishcuriosidad, peculiaridad, rareza, singularidad
Catalancuriositat, peculiaritat, raresa, singularitat
Adjectivesoddbeyond or deviating from the usual or expected

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